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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 24, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta mt LCinDNIuuB mmj twit Quebec flood struggle may last 3 more weeks By THE CANADIAN PRESS Residents of homes af- ected by flooding in several vestern Montreal Island sub- irbs were preparing for a engthy struggle today after officials warned that the water may not recede for three weeks. More than 150 families have been evacuated and civic offi- cials issued a statement CAREERS Bus Drivers Required By Brewster Transport Co. Alberta CALL 327-3258 LITHBRIDQI SALES PERSON REQUIRED By Leading Men't Store in LelhbrMge. Experience preferred. Excellent opportunity tor a bright perton. Reply giving complete reiume BOX THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD WANTED MACHINISTS and WELDERS to locate in the OKANAGAN VALLEY Write Box 45 Herald or Phone Area Code 604 545-2175 WANTED CERAMIC TILE SETTER Phone Calgary Collect 271-4982 CONCESSIONAIRE- CANADA GAMES SPORTSPLEX The City of Lethbridge requires a Concessionaire for the Canada Games who under the direct supervision of the Sportsplex Manager will assume responsibility for managing all duties pertaining to the Sportsplex concessions and kitchen operation. 00 per annum. Excellent Employee Benefit Program. successful applicant must have experience and a good general knowledge in the handling and preparation of ability to organize and supervise and be familiar with the oper- ation and maintenance of varied concession and kitchen equipment. Please direct confidential enquiries with an outline of experience and personal data to the Personnel City Alberta. Applications will not be accepted after May 1974. Works Superintendent For Pine a mining community of about persons south of Great Slave Lake. A tradesman with at least five years of all-round experience is sought. A knowledge of water and sewer arena and the main- tenance of buildings and vehicles would be a definite advantage. The starting salary for this position would be negotiable within the range and per depending upon qualifications and experience. Subsidised housing and good fringe benefits are included. Please send resume and personal training and experience SECRETARY-MANAGER TOWN OF PINE POINT P.O. BOX PINE N.W.T. XOE OWO Closing date for this competition is June SENIOR COUNSELLOR The Travel and Convention Association of South- ern Alberta requires a Senior Counsellor as a result of the Association's expansion of its total operations. THE JOB Includes all normal secretarial duties as well as the ability to supervise junior staff and deal with the general public by telephone and in person. Is a member of a promotion and service team in the Visitor Industry of Southern Alberta. Involves participation in special events in contact with visitors to Lethbridge and Southern Alberta. THE PERSON This person is a imaginative and personable individual whose characteristics in- clude the ability to communicate ideas. This person has secretarial experience and is able to work under and wants challenge and an op- portunity for initiative in a people oriented position. EMPLOYMENT Is permanent after a probationary period. Salary is negotiable. APPLICATION By letter Dr. John President. Travel and Convention Association of Southern P.O. BOK Southern Wednesday night saying Hydro-Quebec workers would disconnect power to houses to prevent general power failures. The statement promised residents who leave that Montreal Urban Community police would patrol the region in patrol boats and helicopters to prevent looting. The suburbs affected primarily consist of single- family dwellings. Some neighborhoods in the region are high and but residents are surrounded by several feet of water. In one such area of high-axled buses are running a shuttle service through the water circle so housewives can get necessities at a supermarket. A Hydro spokesman said it was necessary to cut power to single houses which are par- tially flooded because the water can cause short circuits which blow fuses in transformers. LEVEL RECEDES The picture was better in areas north of Ottawa where serious flooding peaked several days ago. Civic authorities and police in towns along the Gatineau River reported that flood waters continued to in- dicating the crisis was over. some areas of Maniwaki remained under eight feet of water and Mayor Louis-Philippe Larocque estimated damage at million Quebec Premier Robert estimated Wednesday night that flood waters have caused million damage to 100 communities and said the provincial government will pay the cost of all emergency services. Water released from dams north of 60 miles north of has been flowing down the Gatineau into the Ottawa River and into the Lake of Two Riviere des Prairies and Riviere Mtlle lies where the Montreal Island homes stand flooded. Hydro officials Wednesday decreased the flow from the Carillon Dam near Ont to cubic feet a second from the 300.000 cubic feet achieved Tuesday to relieve pressure on the dam. Normal flow is cubic feet a second. A Hydro official said the flooding is a natural phenome- non resulting from overflow at the reservoir at 25 miles north of Maniwaki. The utility was forced to open spillways in dams all the way to 30' miles northewest of Montreal. can't make a reservoir with an infinite he said. reservoir at Baska- tong was just not big enough for the amount of rain there was Many affected residents have complained that Hydro officials gave little warning that such high water levels would occur. Trustee fined EDMONTON A 35- year-old Edmonton separate school board trustee was fined in provincial court on eight charges of violating the federal Income Tax Act. Larry who was elected to the board in 1968 and has s.erved on the chamber of commerce and the city parks advisory changed a May 15 not guilty plea and pleaded guilty to all eight offences. Senior Provincial Court Judge Carl Rolf fined Messier for evading in federal taxes from 1965 through 1969. The trustee was also handed fines of each on four charges of filing false returns between 1966 and and on a charge of filing a false return in 1965. He was fined on a charge of tax evasion by Mez Investments and another on a joint tax evasion charge by Aristocrat Holdings Ltd. He was a director of both companies. Messier was to fine. given until pay the total IRON BLADES APPEAR Iron blades for ice skates first appeared in Iceland and quickly spread to other Hope fades for seat belt laws OTTAWA There is only spatk of that the wearing of seat belts will be made mandatory in the near a senior federal official said Thursday. The hope has been squelched by Ontario officials since Dr. Richard Potter ceased being the province's health said H. L. director of She health department's long- range planning branch. Ontario had been regarded as the best bet to take the plunge on compulsory seat- belt wearing when it proposed seat-belt laws in its throne speech earlier this Mr. Laframboise told more than 100 traffic safety experts at a Traffic Injury Research Foundation conference. Federal officials had been hoping Ontario would go ahead with the laws because the likely reduction in traffic fatalities would have persuaded other provinces to adopt similar he said. The situation is a reversal for Health Minister Marc who said following the February conference that the health ministers had agreed unanimously to try to bring in provincial laws to make the belts compulsory. Mr. Lalonde said at the time that such laws might cut down on traffic fatalities by 15 per an estimated 700 lives a might reduce medical costs by million a year. Robert director of road safety research for the Australian transport depart- said more than 75 per cent of drivers and passengers in that country wear seat belts. Since they face a if caught not using them. Sears gardenshop Great value... great selection. Get something Red cedar tubs 499 Reg. Octagonal shape with Outside diam. Bamboo cane plant supports Small bundle 2 ft. high. Green to blend with Shrub- bery. Large bundle Rainbow Colour Hanging Basket I Reg. diameter Made of thick acrylic plastic. Cedar baskets 279 Reg. Weather-resistant red about long. With wire hangers. 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